December 9, 2018 14:00 EST

American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 40
 
Lot 40 - WILLIAM MCGREGOR PAXTON  (AMERICAN 1869-1941)

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WILLIAM MCGREGOR PAXTON (AMERICAN 1869-1941)
"PROVINCETOWN STREET - THE CORNER GROCERY"

Signed 'PAXTON' bottom right, oil on canvas
22 x 27 1/4 in. (55.9 x 69.2cm)

Provenance: Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
Collection of Richard M. Scaife, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
NOTE:
William McGregor Paxton studied painting at various academies in Paris, including École des Beaux Arts, where he studied under famed Orientalist painting Jean-Léon Gérôme. Through his career he became an integral part of the Boston School, which included artists such as Edmund Tarbell and Frank Weston Benson. Pictured in the present lot is a charmingly quotidian scene of shoppers and pedestrians in the streets of Provincetown, a part of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This lovely town, replete with shops and markets to this day, is not far from the city Boston itself, to which Paxton had strong ties.

Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Signed 'PAXTON' bottom right, oil on canvas
22 x 27 1/4 in. (55.9 x 69.2cm)

Provenance: Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
Collection of Richard M. Scaife, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
NOTE:
William McGregor Paxton studied painting at various academies in Paris, including École des Beaux Arts, where he studied under famed Orientalist painting Jean-Léon Gérôme. Through his career he became an integral part of the Boston School, which included artists such as Edmund Tarbell and Frank Weston Benson. Pictured in the present lot is a charmingly quotidian scene of shoppers and pedestrians in the streets of Provincetown, a part of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This lovely town, replete with shops and markets to this day, is not far from the city Boston itself, to which Paxton had strong ties.

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